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Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit

Kim Jong-un visits China after Trump summit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The North Korean leader is expected to brief China’s leadership on his talks with Mr Trump North Korea’s Kim Jong-un is making a two-day visit to China, a week after meeting US President Donald Trump. It is expected he will discuss sanctions and the commitment he made at the […]

XXXTentacion: Rapper's volatile life made compelling music

XXXTentacion: Rapper's volatile life made compelling music

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption XXXTentacion (L) was gunned down after leaving a motorcycle dealership in Florida The life of US rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot dead outside a motorcycle dealership on Monday, was as grim and confusing as his music was compelling. Born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy in south Florida, he had a troubled […]

Apple fined for misleading customers in Australia

Apple fined for misleading customers in Australia

Image copyright AFP Image caption Customers were refused phone repairs in breach of Australian law An Australian court has fined Apple A$9m (£5m;$6.5m) for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties. The nation’s consumer watchdog took the tech giant to court last year following complaints from users about faulty […]

Did Mexican World Cup fans' celebrations shake the earth?

Did Mexican World Cup fans' celebrations shake the earth?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Quake-inducing jumps? Mexican football fans could hardly contain their joy when Hirving Lozano scored a goal against Germany in Mexico’s opening game of the World Cup. Supporters of the team jumped into the air when the ball hit the net in the 35th minute. But did their jubilant stomping really […]

Argentina: Man sentenced to life for brutal transgender murder

Argentina: Man sentenced to life for brutal transgender murder

Image copyright EPA Image caption Ms Sacayán had campaigned for LGBT rights in Argentina A court in Argentina has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of high-profile transgender activist Diana Sacayán. She was stabbed 13 times in her Buenos Aires flat in October 2015. Gabriel David Marino, 25, has become the […]

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWho’s been affected by Turkey’s state of emergency? Almost two years after a failed military coup in Turkey, the country remains under a state of emergency. What has happened during the crackdown? Turkey is holding presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June. There will be a second-round […]

XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

XXXTentacion: Controversial rapper shot dead in Florida

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The rapper’s latest album debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 chart US rapper XXXTentacion, who shot to fame with consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20. He was reportedly shopping for a motorcycle in south Florida when a gunman opened fire on his vehicle. Police in […]

Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned

Diane Rwigara: Rwandan politician's assets auctioned

Image copyright AFP Image caption Diane Rwigara was arrested along with her mother last year Rwandan authorities have auctioned off assets from the family business of a jailed critic of President Paul Kagame. Diane Rwigara was barred from running in last year’s election, and was later arrested on accusations of forgery and inciting insurrection. The […]

Immigration rows: US and Germany compared

Immigration rows: US and Germany compared

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionZero-tolerance: The US policy dividing families and opinion US President Donald Trump recently cited the immigration row in Germany to defend his own controversial policies, but how similar are the two nations when it comes to migrants? “We don’t want what is happening with immigration in Europe […]

Trump space force: US to set up sixth military branch

Trump space force: US to set up sixth military branch

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: ‘We must have American dominance in space’ President Donald Trump has ordered the US military to establish a sixth branch of its armed forces – a “space force”. The US president said on Monday it would bolster national security and the economy with the creation of […]